Autonomic Control of On-the-Cloud Applications for Distributed Collaborative Systems
With the advent of new paradigms for the deployment and efficiency of application oriented software products, the IT departments have become more pervasive and more complex leading very often to unmanageable IT infrastructures. Failures of those infrastructures can have disastrous consequences for the company and sometimes for a region or a country's economy. In a world that evolves as fast as the current one, an IT failure can result in lost sales and even the loss of customers to competitors for a company. Cloud computing exacerbates these issues an IT infrastructure must face by moving the IT outside the company's premises.